Zanaco through to meet Lwandamina

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Zanaco are through to meet Lwandamina's side Club for Yanga in the next stage of the Caf champions league. This was after they defeated APR FC by 1 - 0 in Rwanda and progressed to the next stage of the Total Champions League 2017. Thanks to an early goal from the newly signed Taonga Bwembya who marks his first goal since joining the club. Club for Yanga forced a uniform and ration scoring 1-1 against Ngaya Club from Comoros and managed to advance in the Club African championship. Other teams that registered wins include  AS Fan 3 - 1 Association Sportive De Tanda Bidvest Wits the 2016 MTN Champions played against AS Saint Louisienne where Wisdom Chewe a Zambian referee officiated the game with Kabwe

Algerian Riyad Mahrez named African player of the year

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Algeria's and Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez won the prestigious continental trophy of African player of the year . In the category Mahrez, 25, beat Gabon skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, who scooped the prestigious accolade last year for 2015, into second place, with Senegal and Liverpool star Sadio Mane, taking the third spot.   Below is the complete listing of the awards; African Player of the Year 1. Riyad Mahrez - Winner (361 votes) 2. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang - Runner-Up (313 votes) 3. Sadio Mane (186 votes) African Player of the Year - Based in Africa The Zambian forward Rainford Kalaba was hopeful in this category but Denis Onyango scooped the trophy.  Denis Onyango is a Ugandan footballer who plays for South African Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns. 1. Denis Onyango

CAF reveals nominees for other categories

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  CAF reveals nominees for other categories. Yesterday's revelation from the CAF shows some more award categories which brought Zesco United on the nomination list. A check on the cafonline site says the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the nominees for the other categories for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards. These categories include Women’s Player of the Year list with an appearance of the 22 year old Asisat OSHOALA of Nigeria who plays for Arsenal Ladies. Also on the category is the National Team of the Year. Another one is Club of the Year that includes Zesco United of Zambia together with Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa, TP Mazembe (Congo DRC) and Zamalek from Egypt. Further categories include Coach of the Year where Pitso MOSIMANE features

CAF Champions Concludes Group Stage

CAF Champions concludes group stage with Wydad Casablanca of Morocco already in Zambia to face Zesco United. The Wednesday event will decide who tops the Group A of the CAF Champions league.  For Wydad Casablanca they seek only 1 point to remain on top of the group. And they will obviously draw their morale from the positives of two months ago when they beat Zesco 2:0 in Morocco. Wydad seat with 10 points, 2 ahead of Zesco who is having only 8 points. It will be a tough game for Wydad as Zesco looks to this eighth event at home. Zesco has had 7 consecutive wins at Levy Mwanawasa. Out of the 16 matches played in the champions league Zesco has drawn 5,

Mamelodi Sundowns’ Group B rivals ES Setif Disqualified

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Mamelodi Sundowns' Group B rivals ES Setif have been disqualified from CAF Champions League, Cafonline media announced on 23rd from Cairo Egypt. "Following the regrettable incidents that took place during match no.98 of the 2016 edition of CAF Champions League between ES Setif (Algeria) vs Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa), whereby the referee was obliged to abandon the said match before its end." Noted by officials include pitch invasion, numerous incidents of thrown missiles, stones, bottles, lighting of firecrackers, provocative incidences of a certain number of injured spectators and members of the security forces. Disqualification of ES Setif means that Sundowns are back to Zero points and the group remain with 3 teams. “If a team withdraws after the start of the group matches without having